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Grassroot sides face fixture pile up

The cold weather, which is still wreaking havoc on sporting events, has left amateur and junior football sides all over the country facing a huge fixture pile up with many clubs failing to play a game since early December.

Should the cold snap continue this weekend, league officials will have to brace themselves for an unprecedented battle to get games played by the end of the scheduled season, meaning many sides will have to play 2-3 games each week.

Leagues all over the country have been affected.  The Huddersfield RCD Junior League is facing it's worse fixture pile-up in the history of the league.

Committee member Eric Kershaw said that the league were already far beyond the usual problems faced season on season.

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